The Old Shoreditch Station

1 Kingsland Road , London, E2 8DA

SquareMeal Review of The Old Shoreditch Station

The owners of perennially cool Kingsland Road watering hole Dreambagsjaguarshoes have annexed the old Shoreditch railway station for their second venture, a bar/café/gallery/shop/catwalk hybrid aimed at skinny latte addicts and even skinnier jeans junkies. Grungey, goth decor includes sundry skip booty and some low-flying, upside-down plants in pots. Proto Mark Zuckerbergs and wannabe Tracey Emins can slake their thirsts with Erdinger, Kirin Ichiban and Red Stripe on tap, a good selection of rums and malts (Talisker, Dalwhinnie and Auchentoshan, for example), plus wines from £4 a glass. Hearty venison stew and lamb hotpot are a snip at £5.50, and there’s also a selection of sandwiches, paninis, cakes and pastries alongside milled-to-order Brazilian coffee beans (organic and Freetrade, of course). Pews in a slouchy lounge behind the bar are at a premium – but brace yourselves for the dank loos.

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Nearby Tube/Rail Stations

Old Street Station 654m

Shoreditch Tube Station 719m

Address

Address: 1 Kingsland Road , London E2 8DA

Area: Bethnal Green Shoreditch

Opening times

Mon-Fri 8am-1am (Mon -9pm Tues -11pm) Sat 9am-1am Sun 12N-9pm

Nearby Landmarks

Brick Lane 984m

Spitalfields 998m

Details

Telephone: 020 7729 5188

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Cuisine: Bars

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